Demolition, decontamination, and recycling represent an integral part of the Circular Economy. These issues are currently trending and legislation changes are on their way.

The European Demolition Association (EDA), in partnership with the European Decontamination Institute (EDI), is therefore organising the first DDR Forum & Expo, a European trade fair specialized in demolition, decontamination and recycling. (more…)

Barcelona Building Construmat will take place from 23 to 26 May 2017 in the Gran Via venue of Fira Barcelona. This industry event includes every single construction sector, an international benchmark of innovation and a forum for knowledge and business. It is structured into 4 Arenas: Industry, Future, Talks and Meetings. (more…)

The aim of the FISSAC project is to develop a software model that supports Industrial Symbiosis (IS) management within the construction and demolition value chain. It is therefore of interest to review existing tools or databases that work in a similar manner in order to act as a reference point for learning, comparing and sharing experiences. One example of this is the ITeC’s construction elements database used by construction stakeholders in Catalonia. (more…)

There are various European projects on industrial symbiosis, circular economy, and the construction value chain. Each one has a specific focus, though we all share part of a common vision. Please consult our Library page to discover these projects. RESLAG is one of them. Halfway through the project, here is an account of the latest work carried out. (more…)